Take a look at this Telegraph Fire photo slide show by Al Golub of Golub Photography. Some of Al’s air tanker photos are among the best I’ve seen, especially the series of shots of Tanker 910 near the end of the display.
The Telegraph Fire is now 80% contained and is at 34,034 acres. The ICS-209 still shows 16 fixed wing aircraft and 13 helicopters assigned as well as over 100 fire engines.
500 firefighters have been released from the incident while just over 4,000 remain.
24 firefighters have been injured fighting the Telegraph Fire.
I imagine the line for demobilization checkout is lengthy. In order to be released from an incident equipment must be inspected before being allowed back on the road home.
Here are some highlights from the incident 209 updated at 2:00 am.
Projected incident movement/spread:
No anticipated growth unless a significant event occurs.
Major problems and concerns:
Concerns still remain in the north eastern portion of the fire. Accessibility problems continue to hamper suppression efforts due to terrain that is bisected by deep drainage’s, rock outcroppings and the Merced River Canyon.
Projected demobilization start date:
Significant events today :
All evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted as of 2200. Fire suppression repair is ongoing. Significant demobilization of Type I and II Engine Strike Teams has begun.